Driving a Rental Car in Russia
It is not allowed to drive outside Russia
with a rental car.
A valid license and registration are required to operate a motor vehicle in
Foreigners visiting Russia for less than six months can use their
home state driver's licenses as long as they also have a certified translation
of the license.
If a foreigner is in Russia for over six months and intends to drive
a car, she/he needs to obtain a Russian driver's license.
An International licence (i.e. with Russian Translation) will be also
Travel Advisories and Warnings for Russia
To say driving is Russia is hazardous is a bit of an understatement.
In the past few years, traffic accidents have resulted in damages
equaling 2 percent of Russia's GDP.
In the past ten years, traffic accidents have increased by 30